ABC Survey - do we Meet the Needs of Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer?

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified August 2014 by ICORG- All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
ICORG- All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02051010
First received: January 24, 2014
Last updated: August 11, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
  Purpose

The study will follow a descriptive design involving a survey. Data collection will involve paper based questionnaires. The questionnaires have been developed in conjunction with breast cancer support groups associated with the Irish Cancer Society and patients.


Condition
Metastatic Breast Cancer

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: ABC Survey: Are we Meeting the Needs of Patients With Advanced Breast Cancer (ABC) in Ireland? A Nationwide Survey

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by ICORG- All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Needs of MBC patients in Ireland [ Time Frame: Following analysis of the questionnaires completed by the patients, estimated 24 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The needs of MBC patients to be identified and categorised with particular focus on; quality of life, symptom burden and access to and value of available support


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Future service developments [ Time Frame: Following analysis of the questionnaires completed by patients, estimated 24 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Evaluation of future service developments that will provide support to these patients


Estimated Enrollment: 500
Study Start Date: May 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Metastatic Breast Cancer

Detailed Description:

The purpose of the study is to identify and categorise the need of Metastatic Breast Cancer (MBC) patients in Ireland with particular focus on; quality of life, symptom burden and access to and value of support available.

The study also aims to evaluate future service developments that will provide support to these patients.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All patients must have metastatic breast cancer

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed written informed consent
  • Clinical diagnosis of MBC
  • Female aged 18 years or older
  • Able to complete the questionnaires independently

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient who does not meet the above mentioned inclusion criteria.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02051010

Locations
Ireland
Cork University Hospital Recruiting
Cork, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    021-4921301      
Principal Investigator: Seamus O'Reilly, Dr         
Principal Investigator: Jodie Battley, Dr         
South Infirmary - Victoria University Hospital Recruiting
Cork, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    021-4921301      
Principal Investigator: Seamus O'Reilly, Dr         
Bon Secours Hospital Recruiting
Cork, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    021-4345495      
Principal Investigator: Conleth Murphy, Dr         
Letterkenny General Hospital Recruiting
Donegal, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    074-9123798      
Principal Investigator: Karen Duffy, Dr         
Saint James's Hospital Active, not recruiting
Dublin, Ireland, 8
Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and Mater Private Hospital Active, not recruiting
Dublin, Ireland, 7
Saint Vincent Universtiy Hospital Active, not recruiting
Dublin, Ireland, 4
Beaumont Hospital Active, not recruiting
Dublin, Ireland
Galway University Hospital Active, not recruiting
Galway, Ireland
Kerry General Hospital Recruiting
Kerry, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    066-7184000      
Principal Investigator: Deirdre O'Mahony, Dr         
Midwestern Regional Hospital Active, not recruiting
Limerick, Ireland
Sligo General Hospital Recruiting
Sligo, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    071-9171111      
Principal Investigator: Michael Martin, Dr         
Waterford Regional Hospital Recruiting
Waterford, Ireland
Contact: Contact Person    051-848000      
Principal Investigator: Miriam O'Connor, Dr         
Sponsors and Collaborators
ICORG- All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: ICORG- All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02051010     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ICORG 13-01
Study First Received: January 24, 2014
Last Updated: August 11, 2014
Health Authority: Ireland: Health Information and Quality Authority

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014